Comparing: M8A1 vs. T40 vs. SU-85B
The vehicle was intended as a self-propelled infantry support gun on the basis of the M5 tank. The M8A1 variant featured a modified turret and upgraded armament. From September 1943 through January 1944 a total of 1778 vehicles were manufactured.
Experimental tank destroyer developed on the basis of the M3 tank in the spring of 1942. The vehicle never entered mass production, nor saw service.
In April-May of 1943, the SU-85B tank destroyer designed by the Gorky Automobile Plant underwent trials. The vehicle was a modernization of the SU-85A and featured the artillery LB-2 gun, 160-hp engine, and SU-76M chassis. The cabin, drive wheels, and spare parts kits were redesigned. Only one prototype was built.
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|Battle Tiers||4 5 6||4 5 6||4 5 6|
|Speed Limit||58 km/h||38 km/h||43 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||14 km/h||14 km/h|
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|Medium terrain resistance|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||17.50 %||%||%|
|When Firing||7.57 %||%||%|
|Neto Credits Income||852.018|
|Kills per Battle||0.491965|
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